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Book a Librarian FAQs

Book a Librarian

What is Book a Librarian?

A new service that connects patrons with a librarian for a one-on-one help and skill building session. Sessions take place at the Central Library, 210 Central Avenue in Bellingham and last up to 30 minutes.

What kind of help or information does a Book a Librarian provide?

Welcome to your library!

Basic computer skills

Improve your searching skills on the library catalog

Learn how to use the library's online research tools

What time are the Book a Librarian sessions?

Thirty minute sessions are scheduled between 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

How many Book a Librarian sessions can I have?

You may have up to two sessions a month.

How do I schedule a Book a Librarian session?

When you book a session, you will be asked to fill out this form. We will follow-up with you to schedule a session time that best fits your schedule.

Where do I go to check in for my Book a Librarian session?

Come to the Information and Reference desk on the main floor of the Central Library at 210 Central Avenue, Bellingham.

How do I cancel my Book a Librarian session?

Call us at 778-7323 and select #3 for the Information and Reference desk, or email bookalibrarian@cob.org.

Is there any help or information you cannot provide in a Book a Librarian session?

We are happy to provide one-on-one help and skill building in basic computer or searching skills.

Are there other ways to get help from a librarian?

Absolutely! You can always stop by the Information and Reference Desk at the Central Library, or call us at 778-7323 and press "3" during open hours. You can also contact us through our email Ask a Librarian form.

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